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1.

Huang Tu di: Yellow Earth

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The year is 1939. The life of a young peasant girl in Northern Shaanxi province is changed forever by a Communist soldier sent out to collect folk songs for the use of revolutionary armies.
VHS
1993; 1984
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Zhongguo Bai Nian Yin Yue Shi Hua

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Episodes from a TV program showing the broad range of musical practice in China over 100 years, from 1905 to 2005. Covers a wide range of topics, from the reformed musical drama during the late Qing dynasty, to the new century's musicians who work to integrate Chinese musical practice with those in the rest of the world. Individual topics include school songs and their earliest composer, Shen Xingong; modern narrative singing; national instrumental ensembles; early art songs; chorus movement; the yangge folk dance drama in the anti-Japanese war; urban songs, up to the music creation in New China, since 1949, and the latest development since 2000; and other musical discussions. Accompanied by historical photos, film clips, and scholars' comments.
DVD
2008
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Xiang Nü Xiao Xiao: A Girl From Hunan

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A child bride raises her illegitimate son as her husband's younger brother.
VHS
1992; 1986
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XI Chu Ba Wang: The Great Conqueror's Concubine

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The year was 206 B.C. during the throne of Qin dynasty. The land was in total chaos and two of the mightiest rebels were led by Xiang Yu and Liu Bang who joined forces at Chu State. Liu Bang won the final success and began the first emperor of Han Dynasty. But Xiang Yu and his wife Yu Chi committed suicide in the end.
VHS
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Shu Shan: Zu, Warriors From the Magic Mountain

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Chinese soldiers in an ancient civil war get caught up in a fantastical quest to save the universe.
VHS
2003
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Getting Around in Chinese

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Presents a series of 27 short skits demonstrating basic daily encounters.
VHS
2000
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Short Chinese TV Plays: An Intermediate Course

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Ten short TV plays, varying in length from 10 to 40 minutes, recorded over the last few years in China. Plays deal with some of the social issues in modern China.
VHS
1992
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Song of China: Tien Luan

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A family saga set in China during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
VHS
1996; 1936
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Chʻung-Chʻing Sen Lin: Chungking Express

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Two interwined romantic tales take place inside the Chʻung-chʻing high-rise shopping center in downtown Hong Kong: A policeman falls in love with a snack bar waitress while a house detective gets involved with a female drug dealer.
VHS
1996; 1994
Ivy (By Request)
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The Emperor's Shadow

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Story of the rise of Ying Zhang, China's first emperor, and of his court musician, Gao Jianli.
VHS
 
Ivy (By Request)
11.

To Taste a Hundred Herbs: Gods, Ancestors, and Medicine in a Chinese Village

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Focuses on a Catholic doctor in a small village in China and shows how he combines traditional Chinese and Western medical procedures in his practice. Tells how the complex decollectivization policies in China are changing life there.
VHS
1986
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DA Hong Deng Long Gao Gao Gua: Raise the Red Lantern

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Set in 1920's China, 19-year-old Songlian has become Fourth Wife to the wealthy Chen. Yet she must share her husband with three existing wives. Each must wait until dusk for the arrival of a red lantern, which signifies with whom the master will sleep tonight. When Songlian discovers that the other wives cheat to win the red lantern, she decides to join the fight for Chen's attention.
Laserdisc
1993; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Chongqing Sen Lin

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Two interwined romantic tales take place inside the Chongqing high-rise shopping center in downtown Hong Kong: a policeman falls in love with a snack bar waitress while a house detective gets involved with a female drug dealer.
Laserdisc
1994
Ivy (By Request)
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Die Xue Shuang Xiong: The Killer

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Jeffrey is The Killer, hired by the mob for one last job. Lee is the relentless cop trying to stop the killer at any cost. The two enemies form a strange and powerful bond that blur the lines between good and evil.
Laserdisc
1993; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
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The Story of Xinghua

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Meet Xinghua. Obedient servant. Compliant wife. Her husband's submissive possession. Bound by ancient traditions, she dutifully accepts a loveless marriage and endures her husband's cruelty. Until inescapable passion draws her into a dangerous and forbidden love affair which unleashes her senses...and releases her to dream of the unimaginable: freedom. In Chinese with English subtitles.
Laserdisc
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Half the Sky: Women of the Jiang Family : A Film

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Women members of the Jiang family discuss the progress made by women in China, both socially and economically, in recent times.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Yao a Yao, Yao Dao Wai Po Qiao: Shanghai Triad

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A beautiful prostitute is used as bait between rival gang lords in 1930's Shanghai.
VHS
1996
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18.

The Blue Kite

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Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950's and 60's China.
Laserdisc
1995
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19.

The Mao Years

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Examines the history of China under the Communist rule of Mao Tse-tung.
VHS
1994
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20.

The Tai Chi Master

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Two childhood friends are expelled from a Shaolin Temple and have to make it on their own. One becomes the top killer for the ruling eunuch; the other joins the anti-government rebels.
VHS
1993
Ivy (By Request)